[pulseaudio-discuss] Accessing audio as root
lennart at poettering.net
Mon Jan 4 12:42:40 PST 2010
On Mon, 04.01.10 21:36, Markus Rechberger (mrechberger at gmail.com) wrote:
> > Why do you second-guess us, but not them?
> > In the long run device access for root wont work anyway, for example,
> > when you acre about more than ALSA kernel devices, such as bluetooth
> > or other stuff that might need user supplied security credentials.
> > audio output as root is broken.
> it's not but it doesn't matter just about every other user has the
> same issue. Root has full access to the hardware (eg. doing
> maintenance, testing the hardware modifying global settings etc.).
Yes, and we never broke that.
But anyway, it's probably pointless responding to you since you keep
repeating the same nonsense over and over.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net
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